TechZip

The Cluster of Tech

Apple ranked world’s most innovative company

Leave a comment

After last year it won the title of the world’s most innovative company, this year Apple not only won, but actually widened its lead, according to Booz’s research for Global Innovation 1000 companies.

With $2.4 billion spent for research and development, Apple is far from being the company that spends most. Samsung, Microsoft, Nokia and Google all outspent the company from Cupertino. Yet, 70% of the respondents for the study preferred to name Apple as the one where innovation happens. In comparison, Google that ranked second for innovation got only 43% of the votes.

Looking from a purely financial perspective, tech continues to lead among other industries in terms of R&D investments. Samsung spend a whopping $9 billion in R&D with its wide profile, and Microsoft was a close runner up.

One important thing to note is that this is a rating for 2011, not 2012. Check out below all the interesting statistics showing who spends how much in innovation.

source: Booz

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s